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13 April 2015

Stories from 13 April 2015

Google Denies Russian Media Claims on Data Localization Move

RuNet EchoAdvox

Google representatives have denied Russian media reports that Google was bowing to Russia's demands and moving to store Russian users' data on servers inside the country, calling them "inaccurate."

Where Now For Peru and Chile After Spying Allegations Edge Closer to Fact?

Chile has been spying on Peru since well before the outbreak of the Pacific War between the countries in the 19th century. Very old habits die very hard.

Finally, a Mobile App for Geolocated News in Latin America

The Cherán Indigenous Community's Remarkable Road to Self-Rule in Mexico

This is the first in a series of posts about the Cherán community, which took on organized crime, established self-government and uses citizen media to strengthen and preserve its traditions.

Mocking Ecuador’s President Can Cost You Online Anonymity

Ecuador's Creeping Criminalization of Abortion

Tsarist Russia Bans Internet Porn

RuNet Echo

A Russian court in Tatarstan has banned 136 porn sites, and the language of its ruling implies that all Internet porn is hereby against the law.